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International Standardized COVID-19 Sanitizer

This inspirational Idea tries to suggest on the use of one for all international standardized hand sanitizers across all countries

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The good news is that, one of the method confirmed by the International organizations and boards on protecting from COVID-19 virus, is the use of Sanitizers. This is a great step towards finding the solution on this problem. 

Additionally, most of the people, offices, and homes have adapted this method very quickly. The challenge behind this is that some of us uses normal soaps used at home, some used sanitizers from different companies. But mind you that, the COVID-19 virus has rose about a month ago, i.e March, 2020. So,  we think it could be better to have an insist on the use of correct sanitizers. 

This morning, he came one entrepreneur selling these sanitizers. At some times you might think is this have a correct mechanisms, elements and protective mechanisms to fight against the virus. I insist to have an internal COVID-19 sanitizer for this case

What is the need are you focusing on?

My need and main concern, is to request international Health organization in collaboration with other organs to come up with one standard COVID-19 sanitizers which will be certainly a sanitizer to fight against COVID-19 virus if found on hand, or surface. That's means if a surface or hands are sanitized we should be sure that we are free from the virus, or even if come into contact will die in a second. This should not just base on business performance, that every one can make a sanitizer without having a prior set standard. Mind you we are protecting each other. As the number of infections increases do the spreed of the diseases. So since people have already the use of these sanitizer let us give theme a correct one and insist on its use daily. Even if it will be of high cost, the governments concern can share the price with its citizens, and international community as well.

What is the best example of business adaption you’ve seen in response to COVID-19?

The use of sold sanitizers from different manufactures

What is your profession?


Where are you located (country)?


Where are you located (region)?

  • Eastern Africa

Which industry do you work in?

  • Academia/Research
  • Agriculture/Farming
  • Business/Consulting
  • Communications/Visual Design
  • Customer Experience/Service
  • Education
  • Technology

Are you aware of any open source efforts, hackathons or other collaborative efforts related to your submission? Are you participating in these efforts?

The local made sanitizers


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